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Get involved with parks and green spaces

There are plenty of opportunities to support the work of the Parks and Countryside service and keep Leeds green and blooming!

Hundreds of people volunteer every year on the parks and green spaces of Leeds, many of them are members of 'Friends of' groups. Their work ranges from planting trees to organising community events in parks.

Current Opportunities

For Individuals

  • Types of voluntary work - for more information about types of voluntary work please see the related page 'Volunteering with the Parks & Countryside Service'

  • Volunteer opportunities for individuals - please see the related page Parks & Countryside v'oluntary opportunities for individuals'.

For Groups

  • Leeds In Bloom groups - we have about 50 In Bloom groups working around the city to beautify their local areas with floral displays.  Please see the related page 'Leeds In Bloom'.

  • Leeds Parks and Green Spaces Forum - this newly-formed group aims to protect, preserve and improve the parks and green spaces of Leeds. It is made up of organisations and individuals who care about the green spaces of the city and new members are always welcome.  Please see the related page 'Leds parks & Green Spaces Forum - a voice for green space'.

  • Other volunteer groups - for information on other volunteer groups please see the related page 'Parks & Countryside Volunteer Groups'.

For Corporate Groups & Organisations

  • Volunteer opportunities for corporate groups & organisations - please see the related page for corporate groups and organisations.
  • Sponsorship - corporate sponsors support the parks and countryside service by sponsoring individual parks, roundabouts and even events in parks such as bonfires.  Please see the promotional box for more information. 
      How to get involved

To find out more about any of the above go to the related pages or contact the Parks and Countryside Service:

  • Online - go to the email link and fill in the online form
  • Telephone - call us on 0113 3957400
  • Email - email us at parks@leeds.gov.uk